South African rapper Riky Rick commits suicide

South African rapper Rikhado Muziwendlovu Makhado, stage name ‘Riky Rick’ has died by suicide.

The singer who was audfedeing from depression hung himself on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at his home. He reportedly passed while he was being rushed to the hospital.

A spokesperson for the rappers family stated the family is still meeting concerning the loss of a member, but will release a statement in due course. They also asked for the understanding of well wishers and curious fans.

Riky released his debut album in 2015. The album received positive reviews and was quickly certified platinum by the Recording Industry of South Africa.

In 2020, the rapper opened up about battling with depression after the loss of his father.


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